cubiti

cubitus

[kyoo-bi-tuhs]
noun, plural cubiti [kyoo-bi-tahy] .
1.
a longitudinal vein in the rear portion of the wing of an insect.
2.
Anatomy.
a.
the forearm.
b.
Now Rare. the ulna.

Origin:
1820–30; < Neo-Latin, Latin, variant of cubitum cubit

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cubitus cu·bi·tus (kyōō'bĭ-təs)
n. pl. cubitus

  1. See elbow.

  2. See ulna.

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